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If you are into learning about our forests and their history, this is a great place to come visit. The history of the Harvard Forest is very interesting and the research the is ongoing is worth noting. I came here as part of a college...More
The museum building includes expert explanations of the area's progression as a forest. Clear explanations presented by university professors. Focuses on the Quabbin Reservoir and watershed areas. Nicely done.
The pond in the map is called Harvard Pond or sometimes, Brooks Pond. The roads around the pond and forest are absolutely beautiful to walk with only one problem. I can't rate it as excellent because the area around the pond has a large population...More
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Is there a charge to go through the forest and swamp?
30 July 2015|
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It's all free, the museum too.
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My 10 year old grandson is very, very interested in carnivorous plants. He has been studying them for almost 2 years, and having seen a presentation on Tom's Bog or Swamp, would like to see pitcher plants and sun dews for him self. Would we be allowed to go into the swap to look for them? What is the cost, and do we need a guide for this trip? Please reply as soon as you can; he is most anxious to go. . Gramma